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Unidentified Leaf Mines

corridor on Celastrus scandens Unid Leafminer Gmf4 Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Poaceae unknown D568 2017 3 Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Quercus species D572 2017 2 Duke Campus leaf miner on Cirsium D636 2017 1 Hood River leaf miner on Cornus sericea HR11 2017 2 St. Andrews leaf miner on Morella cerifera SA1108 2017 2 Leaf Blotch Miner in Ageratina altissima
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Unidentified Tracks, Sign, and Other Mysteries)
No Taxon Unidentified Leaf Mines
Remarks
This section is the home of unidentified leaf mines, which may have been made by the larvae of moths, flies, beetles, or sawflies. Knowing the host plant is extremely helpful, and in most cases essential, to identifying the miner.
Print References
(1)(2)
Internet References
Great information and images of Illinois moth mines at microleps.org
Mines of British Flies and Other Insects (not North American, but much of the information is transferable)
BugTracks (Charley Eiseman's blog posts about leafminers)
Works Cited
1.Leaf-mining Insects
Needham, James G., Stuart W. Frost, and Beatrice H. Tothill. 1928. The Williams & Wilkins Company, Baltimore.
2.Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates
Charley Eiseman & Noah Charney. 2010. Stackpole Books.